Firefighters were called in to put out a chimney fire in the Beverston area at around 8pm, last night (Saturday, February  15.

One fire appliance from Tetbury community fire station attended with a crew of five fire fighters.

The crew used chimney rods and a thermal image camera to look into the chimney.

The firefighters spent a total of fifty five minutes at the incident.

Due to increased popularity of solid fuel heating, Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service attends a significant number of chimney fires every year.

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